This Is WAK

Travis Neel (Other), Erin Charpentier (Other)

Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

Abstract

Wa Na Wari is a center for Black art and culture in Seattle's historically redlined Central District Neighborhood.<br><br>Wa Na Wari invited Weird Allan Kaprow, a post-colonial conceptual karaoke project that I co-founded, to develop a virtual performance in honor of Juneteenth. WAK rewrites pop songs to reflect postcolonial narratives that critique intergenerational wealth and museums, elections, gentrification, and manifest destiny. "This is WAK" premiered a new WAK single and a limited edition riso-printed songbook for all in attendance.
Original languageEnglish
StatePublished - Jun 5 2020

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